International Friendship Day 2022: Date, History, Significance, Way To Celebrate

International Friendship Day 2022 will be celebrated on July 30 this year to honor the beautiful bond of friendship between people. Read this article to know the history, significance and ways to celebrate this beautiful day of friendship.

Friendship is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful relationships in human life. A friend is someone who stays with you not only in happy moments but in the toughest times. Friends are those who support and guide you through the tough times when you actually need them. Well, we don’t actually need any particular day to celebrate friendship but we got one and that’s International Friendship Day. It is a great way to thank our friends, thank them for their presence and celebrate their contribution in our lives.  The date of International Friendship Day 2022 is July 30th.

Most countries celebrate the International Friendship Day on July 30, each year. Friendship day was first proposed in 1958 by an international civil organisation named World Friendship Crusade, which campaigns to foster a culture of peace by promoting friendship.

Meanwhile, the United Nations’ General Assembly  formally adopted the International Day of Friendship in 2011. Many countries, including India, celebrate Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August every year. This year, the day will be celebrated on August 7th, 2022.

History of International Friendship Day 

The celebration of the glorious bond of friendship, the International Friendship Day was first celebrated in Paraguay in 1958. However, this special day was proposed by the founder of Hallmark Cards – Mr. Joyce Hall in 1930. Hall proposed the idea to mark a special day to celebrate friendships and honour this beautiful relationship. Later in 1988, the United Nations appointed Winnie the Pooh as the Ambassador of Friendship and July 30 was officially marked as the International Friendship Day in the 65th UN session held in 2011.

Significance of International Friendship Day 2022

Every relationship is pre-planned and we do not get any option in making a relationship but there is only one relationship which we can make by our choice and that is FRIENDSHIP. Friendship Day is a celebration of the heartfelt bond of friendship between people. As the world is racing towards the new developments, humans get weaker in emotions & relationships. But even in 2022, people love to have friends even if online. And International Friendship Day 2022 is a wonderful way to thank and celebrate our friends & friendship.

Ways to Celebrate International Friendship Day 2022

As we already mentioned, we don’t actually need a particular day to celebrate our friendship but we still got one glorious day, International Friendship Day. This year you can wish your friends by mentioning how much you love them & owe them.

 You don’t need to write a foot long message, No one reads that much. Write a simple sweet message by mentioning some of your best moments with them and thank them for existing in your life. 

You can gift them something that they actually love and value.

And don’t forget to promise them your presence whenever they need you.

This International Friendship Day 2022, spend time with your friends, don’t run for materialistic things rather embrace the love and affection of your friendship with your friends because without friends Life Is Boring and who will you make fun of…duh!!!

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